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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-19-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 935
Posted By windypoint
Another Stihl fan here. I suggest the newer multi...

Another Stihl fan here. I suggest the newer multi head units. I can interchange the trimmer for edger and other attachments. I have tried and thrown out the Ryobi, Echo, Craftsman etc,
Forum: Airheads 04-17-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By windypoint
Walla Walla is similar to Bend. I would keep your...

Walla Walla is similar to Bend. I would keep your bike until you have been riding for a season. I will bet you will keep it after that.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-06-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By windypoint
I agree, try higher pressure. 28 is what I use...

I agree, try higher pressure. 28 is what I use for gravel.
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,590
Posted By windypoint
Plus one. Get the special clamps if you are doing...

Plus one. Get the special clamps if you are doing GS rims.
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 687
Posted By windypoint
Be happy you caught it when you did. I had a carb...

Be happy you caught it when you did. I had a carb problem in an old British sports car and the gas diluted the bearing oil and burned them before I caught it. (The car ran like shit, but I didn't...
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,197
Posted By windypoint
[QUOTE Is the 95 r100GSPD frame specific to...

[QUOTE
Is the 95 r100GSPD frame specific to this bike only, or can i find a donor frame from another model / year?[/QUOTE]

As far as I know the frames from at least 93 through 95 are the same. It...
Forum: Airheads 03-29-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,197
Posted By windypoint
Thanks for fixing the photos. After looking at...

Thanks for fixing the photos. After looking at the forks and then from the rear, if it was mine I would be looking for a new frame. I know there are guys out there that can perform miracles on bent...
Forum: Airheads 03-16-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 977
Posted By windypoint
This is the smartest guy I know regarding airhead...

This is the smartest guy I know regarding airhead charging systems.

http://www.motoelekt.com/charging.htm
Forum: Airheads 03-13-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 12,409
Posted By windypoint
Post when you are heading over the mountains and...

Post when you are heading over the mountains and I will meet up with the PD. I am two hours from Yakima.
Ken
Forum: Airheads 03-09-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,316
Posted By windypoint
Off topic I know. This brake mod is really worth...

Off topic I know. This brake mod is really worth doing.
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=627723
Forum: Vendors 03-05-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By windypoint
I agree with this.

I agree with this.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-04-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 100,753
Posted By windypoint
Here you go ...

Here you go
http://i453.photobucket.com/albums/qq251/alaskakingsalmon/Garrison3copy_zps04515d23.jpg (http://s453.photobucket.com/user/alaskakingsalmon/media/Garrison3copy_zps04515d23.jpg.html)
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,990
Posted By windypoint
Tell you what.... Keep the mug and tell me where...

Tell you what.... Keep the mug and tell me where to send $50 for a good cause. Paypal would be easy.
This is my old buddy we rescued and now has moved on. In his memory.....
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,988
Posted By windypoint
Well done. Look forward to the crossing of the...

Well done. Look forward to the crossing of the gap.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-10-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,362
Posted By windypoint
Very cool 32 cylinder engine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVuKp5M3de8
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 238,835
Posted By windypoint
I bought the 800 watt two stroke generator...

I bought the 800 watt two stroke generator because I need to preheat a machine and need 500 watts to do it (storage building), The generator seems to work fine but it does take a while to warm up...
Forum: Airheads 02-04-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 417
Posted By windypoint
I switch mine back and forth. You might look for...

I switch mine back and forth. You might look for a new locking tab (#3) from Max as I find they break easily.
Forum: Airheads 02-02-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,316
Posted By windypoint
I agree, lose the extra gear on the front and...

I agree, lose the extra gear on the front and keep the tank. I only fill the tank completely up when I am road touring. The plastic tank isn't that heavy if you don't top it off.
Forum: Alaska 02-02-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,527
Posted By windypoint
My wife and I stayed at the Marriot Springhill...

My wife and I stayed at the Marriot Springhill Suites. Nicest in town. It is a fair walk but doable to the Festival. Have fun at the Festival. Here is the winner the year we went:...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-02-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,577
Posted By windypoint
I feel a little better............

I feel a little better............
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-28-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By windypoint
works for me

works for me
Forum: The Garage 01-27-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,265
Posted By windypoint
Check prices with a local motor shop. You might...

Check prices with a local motor shop. You might be surprised at how little it cost's and they will replace any other parts it needs at the same time. I tried to do it myself and then took it to a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,227
Posted By windypoint
I have gone full circle. Sold the PD in the late...

I have gone full circle. Sold the PD in the late 90's, then 1100gs, 1200gs and then 1200gsa. Now back to 93 PD with a Vstrom for quick trips. I think I can ride the PD into the sunset.
Forum: Airheads 01-22-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 775
Posted By windypoint
I wish you luck. I tried for two years to find a...

I wish you luck. I tried for two years to find a set for my 93PD. I ended up with a set from another year. I believe it is possible to have a new set cut if you can find a set to pattern from. The...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-15-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,635
Posted By windypoint
I just moved to Walla Walla two years ago after...

I just moved to Walla Walla two years ago after twenty years in Alaska. I miss a lot of things in Alaska, but I really love Walla Walla. Good food, wine, riding and relatively mild Winters. Real...
Forum: New Zealand 01-15-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,270
Posted By windypoint
I like the S buds. No helmet pressure transfer,...

I like the S buds. No helmet pressure transfer, good sound and the woman that has the company is very responsive.
http://www.plugup.com/the_S_plug_stereo_earbuds_s/67.htm
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,780
Posted By windypoint
Frog Toggs

Frog Toggs
Forum: Airheads 01-04-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 79,094
Posted By windypoint
93 GSPD. I like my Ohlin a lot. Of the three...

93 GSPD. I like my Ohlin a lot. Of the three available I bought the middle cost wise one.
Forum: Airheads 12-26-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,428
Posted By windypoint
I really like the original look, but it's your...

I really like the original look, but it's your machine to do what you wish. Have fun.
Forum: Airheads 12-24-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,673
Posted By windypoint
There is really something about these bikes. May...

There is really something about these bikes. May you ride with all the good memories this bike has produced.
Forum: Airheads 12-23-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,985
Posted By windypoint
I like the Tourance but I am curious about the...

I like the Tourance but I am curious about the new TKC 70's. Anybody try them yet?
Forum: Airheads 12-22-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,339
Posted By windypoint
Look forward to the progress.

Look forward to the progress.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-20-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
Posted By windypoint
No wonder I struggle so much with my Nomar. I...

No wonder I struggle so much with my Nomar. I don't have those special clamps for the rim.
Forum: Airheads 12-20-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By windypoint
Glad it was a simple fix. You might want to look...

Glad it was a simple fix. You might want to look into a new battery even though this one is now working. I put an Odyssey battery from Battery Mart in my 93 PD. It discharges very slowly when stored...
Forum: Airheads 12-19-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By windypoint
Definitely sounds like not enough juice, either...

Definitely sounds like not enough juice, either battery or cable connection.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-19-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By windypoint
I had one for years and loved it. A friend had...

I had one for years and loved it. A friend had the frame shear out of the transmission where it attaches. Touratech has hard parts that I would add if I were to buy another. When you shear the bolts...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By windypoint
Below 22 rim damage is likely. Do not ask how I...

Below 22 rim damage is likely. Do not ask how I know, it is embarrassing.
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,147
Posted By windypoint
I agree with the group that air wrenches are a...

I agree with the group that air wrenches are a damage maker on bikes. I use air tools quite a bit for sanding and fairing for paint applications. Cut off grinders can be useful in assembly.
Forum: Vendors 12-08-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 14,574
Posted By windypoint
I did mine with stainless lines. WHAT an...

I did mine with stainless lines. WHAT an improvement.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-16-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,560
Posted By windypoint
Check out Walla Walla. For a small town there are...

Check out Walla Walla. For a small town there are lot's of amenities. The wine industry brought tons of good food. Economy is good, still way better value real estate wise compared to the West side...
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